- Notes on Contributors
Jenni Adams is a lecturer in twentieth-and twenty-first-century literature at the University of Sheffield, where her work addresses the relationship between ethics and aesthetics in Holocaust literature and twenty-first-century literature more broadly. She is the author of Magic Realism in Holocaust Literature: Troping the Traumatic Real (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011) and the coeditor of Representing Perpetrators in Holocaust Literature and Film (Valentine Mitchell, 2012).
Vladimir Biti is a professor of South Slavonic literatures and cultures at the Faculty for Literary and Cultural Studies, University of Vienna. His major publications include Literatur- und Kulturtheorie: Ein Handbuch gegenwärtiger Begriffe (Reinbek: Rowohlt, 2001); he has also edited or coedited six readers as well as published over one hundred articles in a wide range of international journals and readers. He has been visiting professor in Graz (1997), Vienna (1998), and Berlin (2003). From 1996 to 2004 he was a member of the executive board of the International Association for Semiotic Studies, from 2001 to 2005 the chair of the Committee on Literary Theory of the International Comparative Literature Association, and from 2004 to 2010 a member of the executive bureau of the same association. He is a member of the editorial board of several international journals, including Journal of Literary theory, Journal of Literature and Trauma Studies, and Advances in Literary Studies. He has received numerous awards, including: award of the Croatian Academy of Sciences, 1998; award for science of the Matrix Croatica, 2000; award of the Faculty of Philosophy for an extraordinary contribution to the research and teaching activities of the faculty, 2001; and member of Academia Europaea since 2007. [End Page 153]
Julie Goodspeed-Chadwick is an associate professor of English at Indiana University–Purdue University at Columbus (iupuc). She is the author of Modernist Women Writers and War: Trauma and the Female Body in Djuna Barnes, H. D., and Gertrude Stein (Louisiana State University Press, 2011).
David Kennedy is a senior lecturer in English and creative writing at the University of Hull. He is the author of The Ekphrastic Encounter in Contemporary British Poetry and Elsewhere (Ashgate, 2012). A coauthored study, Women’s Experimental Poetry in Britain 1970–2010: Body, Time, and Locale, is forthcoming from Liverpool University Press in 2013.
Emma Miller is a tutor in the English Literature Department of the University of Durham. She was awarded her PhD this year for her work on intertextuality and incest in the fiction of Iris Murdoch, and her dissertation will be published as a monograph with McFarland in 2014. She has published on literature from the nineteenth century to the present day. Her research is on the relationship between contemporary writing and that of the long nineteenth century and the impact this retrospective literary interaction has on attitudes toward romance, sex, and domestic trauma. She is currently working on projects on children’s literature and crossover fiction and the depiction of sex and aggression therein. She is also the editor of the H. G. Wells Newsletter.
Marinella Rodi-Risberg has a PhD in literary and cultural studies and teaches in the Department of English at the University of Vaasa, Finland. Her research focuses on trauma in American women’s fiction. She has previously published on Jane Smiley’s A thousand Acres. [End Page 154]